• Manafort makes deal with Mueller to avoid another trial

    7 days ago - By New York Post

    President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has copped a plea deal with federal prosecutors, nixing his trial later this month, according to a report Friday. It's unclear whether Manafort will cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his ongoing probe into Russian meddling under terms of the plea agreement, Fox News reported. The once-powerful...
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  • Ex Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Could Take Plea Deal to Avoid Trial on Lobbying Charges: Reports

    Ex Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Could Take Plea Deal to Avoid Trial on Lobbying Charges: Reports

    7 days ago - By Time

    Paul Manafort is set for a status hearing Friday amid reports that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman was nearing a plea deal to avoid trial on charges stemming from work he did for pro-Russia political forces in Ukraine.
    Several media outlets reported that Manafort is close to a plea deal with federal prosecutors. It was unclear whether such an agreement would include his cooperation in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's election meddling during Trump's 2016 campaign.
    The developments were first reported by ABC News, which said details of the deal...
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  • Manafort hearing set Friday; plea deal reportedly possible

    Manafort hearing set Friday; plea deal reportedly possible

    7 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - A court hearing was scheduled Friday for Paul Manafort amid reports that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman was nearing a plea deal to avoid trial on charges stemming from work he did for pro-Russia political forces in Ukraine. Several media outlets reported that Manafort is close to a plea deal with...
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  • Paul Manafort on Verge of Plea Deal to Avoid Trial on Fraud, Foreign Agent Charges

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Paul Manafort, a one-time campaign manager of President Donald Trump, appears to be on the verge of a plea deal with federal prosecutors that would avoid a second trial slated to begin later this month, ABC News reports .
    A hearing scheduled for the morning of Sept. 14 was shifted 90 minutes later, when the plea arrangement will be announced, sources told ABC. It is unclear whether it would involve Manafort's cooperation with the FBI investigation into Russian influence on the 2016 presidential election led by special counsel Robert Mueller, or if Manafort would plead guilty to stated or...
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